Archive for December 20th, 2012

  • Close to 100 San Francisco tenants facing eviction and community members participated in the protest against the Ellis Act evictions.

    CCDC Organizes Ellis Act Evictions Protest

        At noon on Wednesday, December 19th, seniors, families, and disabled tenants from across San Francisco gathered to protest efforts to evict them from their homes. The wave of evictions threatens long-time residents from Chinatown and other neighborhoods. Increasing rents makes it nearly impossible for […]

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  • Private Danny Chen

    Asian American Civil Rights Groups Seek Reforms Against Military Hazing

        WASHINGTON—This week brought to a close the last of eight courts-martial of soldiers charged in connection with the death of Army Private Danny Chen, a 19-year-old Chinese American from Manhattan, who died in Afghanistan in October 2011 of non-combat injuries following weeks of […]

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  • Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal with wife (right) Supriya Jolly (Courtesy of Jindal campaign)

    OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

          OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS IN HAWAII Asian Pacific American (APA) members of Congress have come by way of special off-year elections – California’s Judy Chu of the 32nd District (East Los Angeles, 12% APA voter) and Doris Matsui of the 5th (Sacramento, 6% APA voter). Chu nabbed the heavily Latino […]

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